Ranchester

Poll Question: Do you support the debt-ceiling plan recently passed by Congress?

The long-debated debt-ceiling plan was passed by congress last week, and Wyoming legislators have voiced their opinions about the plan.

Fishing Derby at Ranchester Rotary Pond

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Bobbers, hooks, and worms were the order of the morning as twenty-five little fishermen showed up Saturday at the Rotary Pond in Ranchester for a fabulous morning of catching fish.

State Fair Sponsorship to Help Department Promote Tobacco Program

The Wyoming State Fair kicks off next weekend in Douglas, and as part of an effort to promote the pitfalls of tobacco use, the Wyoming Department of Health has signed on as a sponsor.

UW Research: Global Warming Will Affect High Plains Grassland Species

A University of Wyoming researcher says the composition of plant species on Wyoming’s grasslands could be shifting over the next 100 years. That’s one of the results of a study that was conducted to determine how increases in carbon dioxide can affect high-plains grasslands.

Sheridan Serves as Rest Stop for Motorcyclists En Route to Sturgis

As thousands journey to and from Sturgis, S.D. this week and next for the annual biker rally, Sheridan sees plenty of bikes roll through its historic streets.

Bradford Brinton Reopens After Windstorm Knocks Down Power Line

Bradford Brinton Memorial & Museum reopened at 1:30 pm today after a windstorm knocked down a power line and started a brush-fire between the main museum complex and a horse barn on Friday afternoon. Power to the museum was lost until MDU made repairs so the museum could open today.

Private Giving to UW Last Year Breaks Record

The University of Wyoming has set a record for private donations received in a year, exceeding the $40 million mark for the first time in its history.

3-Day Blood Drives to Feature Free Barbecue

United Blood Services of Billings will offer incentive to donate blood three times next week; Monday through Wednesday. Mike Frigon with UBS explains.

Gatchell to Host Community Day Saturday in Buffalo

Another happening in Buffalo this weekend is the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum's Community Day on Saturday, August 6. The museum will be open with free admission, specials in the gift/bookstore and a book signing with local author Gil Bollinger.

Buffalo's Annual Klondike Rush Saturday

The Johnson County Family YMCA will be having their 33rd Annual Klondike Rush this Saturday. Touting itself as “The run 'neath the Big Horns, Wyoming's oldest and finest 10K/5K run,” the race will bring nearly 200 runners into Buffalo to participate, according to YMCA Director Mike Quast.

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